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|Posted at 08:20 AM on December 01, 2009||comments (0)|
The PA Leadership Conference in Harrisburg I attended last March for the Campaign and Candidates class seems like years ago instead of months. I was trying to get the best grasp possible to see what it would take to win a seat on the Altoona City Council. I knew it wasn’t going to be easy, however, I learned quickly on that day that it was going to be a tough task. Unsuccessful candidates from all over the Commonwealth who ran in previous elections stood up one by one at different times...Read Full Post »
|Posted at 08:10 AM on December 01, 2009||comments (1)|
With all the debates over national health care and continued war it seems that a vital issue to Pennsylvanians is being overlooked. That issue is the further deregulation of our electricity providers. It has already been scheduled by our state government to go into effect next year.
As with all “deregulation” the stated purpose is to provide incentive for competition across state and local lines. We will, according to the key word riddled arguments of deregulati...Read Full Post »
|Posted at 01:48 AM on November 26, 2009||comments (0)|
Have a safe and praise-filled Thanksgiving!
|Posted at 06:28 AM on November 19, 2009||comments (1)|
On Sunday, November 22nd, Hollidaysburg will host key winter events, beginning at 2:00 pm with the Hollidaysburg Community Partnership's Annual Winterfest Parade.
During this time, the U.S. Postal Service will collect Letters to Santa. Bring non-perishable food items and unwrapped toys to support local charitable efforts.
Later Sunday night, prepare for a free Christmas Concert at 7:00 pm performed by The Hollidaysburg Community Band at the First Un...Read Full Post »
|Posted at 01:22 PM on November 12, 2009||comments (2)|
Penn State Altoona’s chapter of Kappa Delta Pi presents Bill Ayers, Thursday, December 10 in the Slep Student Center. Ayers will speak on, “Democracy and Public Schools” from 4:00-5:30 p.m.
During the 2008 Presidential campaign...Read Full Post »
|Posted at 07:30 AM on November 12, 2009||comments (0)|
The Blair County Republican Women will host a dinner with State Senator John Eichelberger on Thursday, November 19 at 6:00 p.m. at Hoss’s in Duncansville. Guests will order off the menu.
The club will be accepting monetary donations and paper towels for the Blair County Wildlife Rehabilitation Center that evening.
R.S.V.P.s can be sent to Lois, the organization’s president at: Lois@nb.net or 207-0011
The group’s websi...Read Full Post »
|Posted at 08:50 AM on November 08, 2009||comments (0)|
Last night, the House voted on a trillion dollar healthcare plan which was sharply split between parties. Republican alternatives were turned down.
A statement released by 9th district Rep. Bill Shuster before the vote:
“The people of the 9th district and their fellow Americans across this nation want to know why Congress is focused on Speaker Pelosi’s plan to take over healthcare and impose a major energy tax through cap and trade instead of...Read Full Post »